(Optional) Setting Up Directory Authentication

This section discusses how to use map authentication and view user properties.

For information about setting up authentication servers, user profile maps, and role membership rules, refer to the following documentation.

Page Name

Definition Name

Usage

Authentication Page

DSSECMAPMAIN

Create a mapping for the directory that the system relies on for authenticating users.

Mandatory User Properties Page

DSUSRPRFLMANMAP

Specify the attributes required for sign-in. You can have the system retrieve these mandatory values from the directory server, or you can enter default values.

Optional User Properties Page

DSUSRPRFLOPTMAP

Specify optional user properties to store in and retrieve from the directory. You can specify general, permission list, and workflow attributes. All these attributes appear in the User Profile component.

Use the Authentication page (DSSECMAPMAIN) to create a mapping for the directory that the system relies on for authenticating users.

Image: Authentication page

This example illustrates the fields and controls on the Authentication page. You can find definitions for the fields and controls later on this page.

Authentication page

Use this page to create a mapping for the directory that the system relies on for authenticating users.

Field or Control

Definition

Anonymous Bind

If directory data required for authentication and user profile maintenance is visible to an anonymous connection, you can select this check box.

Use Secure Socket Layer

Select if you are using SSL between the PeopleSoft system and the directory server.

Use the Mandatory User Properties page (DSUSRPRFLMANMAP) to specify the attributes required for sign-in.

You can have the system retrieve these mandatory values from the directory server, or you can enter default values.

Image: Mandatory User Properties page

This example illustrates the fields and controls on the Mandatory User Properties page. You can find definitions for the fields and controls later on this page.

Mandatory User Properties page

Select Authentication Map and set check boxes and field values as needed.

Use the Optional User Properties page (DSUSRPRFLOPTMAP) to specify optional user properties to store in and retrieve from the directory.

You can specify general, permission list, and workflow attributes. All these attributes appear in the User Profile component.

Image: Optional User Properties page

This example illustrates the fields and controls on the Optional User Properties page. You can find definitions for the fields and controls later on this page.

Optional User Properties page

Use the Mandatory User Properties page or the Optional User Properties page to specify the attributes required for sign-in. You can have the system retrieve these mandatory values from the directory server, or you can enter default values.

The default shows the Attribute Name field available. If you select the Use Constant Value check box, the Constant Value field becomes available instead.